“Within 24 hours from the day you stop smoking you have already begun reducing your risk of a heart attack. Even small improvements in your nutrition and physical activity can reduce your health risks and lengthen your life,” said Michael D. Johnson, MD, Sheboygan Internal Medicine, SC.
The old saying, “caught between a rock and a hard place,” could never be more apropos than now as parents try to prepare themselves and their children for the 2020/2021 School Year. “As if parents don’t have enough to think about regarding their child’s safety and health, the anxiety, guilt, worry and frustration is dramatically increasing as they try to cope with COVID-19 and making decisions on behalf of their children in such uncertain times,” said Karla Willis, Mental Health Counselor.
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), children learn best when they are in school. However, before returning to school, careful steps must be in place to keep students and staff safe.
Whether you are scheduled for shoulder surgery or any other type of surgery it is important to take a close look at your house; identify the potential hazards and obstacles and take care of them before your surgery to ensure a more conducive environment for your post-surgery needs. Here are a few things Lakeshore Orthopaedics recommends you check before your surgery.
According to the National Kidney Foundation, 1 in 3 Americans is at risk for developing chronic kidney disease. Kidney disease is the 9th leading cause of death in the U.S. and is growing in prevalence.
While heart disease is the leading killer of both men and women in the United States, a healthy heart is often within your control. Certain risk factors for heart disease can’t be changed: age and family history. But you can help limit your hereditary risks and minimize other risk factors for heart disease by making good lifestyle choices. Every action you take to protect your heart will boost your overall health as well! Here’s how to begin.